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Seven Objects from the Sevso Treasure Repatriated by Hungary

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During a press conference on March 26, 2014, the Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, announced that the Hungarian government had repatriated seven pieces from the Sevso Treasure. The objects acquired by Hungary are the Hunting (Sevso) Plate, Geometric Plate, Geometric Ewers A and B, the Basin, the Casket, the Dionysiac Ewer, and the copper cauldron in which the treasure was said to have been found. Read the press release.

The modern history of the treasure is summarized at Trafficking Culture. Read The Guardian coverage.

British Channel 4’s Time Team covered the treasure. Team Special 39: The Mystery of the Roman Treasure first aired December 26, 2008. 


Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in News

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